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Validating password field

Karthik Revanasiddan

Joined: Nov 24, 2006
Posts: 8

<field property="userLogin.password" depends="required,mask">
<msg name="mask" key="errors.invalid"/>
<arg0 key="userLogin.initialPassword"/>

In the above mentioned way I have mapped the password field to required rule and mask rule. The required rule is applied to the password field but the mask rule is not applied when i click the submit button.

AmitV VermaV

Joined: Dec 08, 2006
Posts: 2

All regular expressions in the Struts mask rule must start with a ^ and end with a $.

And make sure that you define a "errors.password.maskMsg" in your file

errors.password.maskMsg= message.
[ December 08, 2006: Message edited by: AmitV VermaV ]
Nyanas Kandhan
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Joined: Jan 27, 2009
Posts: 35
For an example on Mask Rule you can refer here. Struts Mask Validation Rule

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